Communal Diary

Feb
18
Tue
‘Forced Out’ – A Must See Film Based on the Labour Resignation Letters – Screening Followed by Panel Q & A
Feb 18 @ 8:00 pm

The ‘must see’ film, crafted by Dr David Hirsh and Andrea Frankenthal based on the Labour resignation letters collected and collated by the creator and author of the Forced Out Project, Judith Ornstein. Film run time 35 minutes.

Film screening followed by panel Q & A with former MP Ivan Lewis, Dame Louise Ellman and Eve Garrard, Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Philosophy at Manchester University.

Heaton Park Hebrew Congregation and NWFOI Present Rabbi Shalom Hammer: ‘How Do We Engage the Next Generation of Zionists’
Feb 18 @ 8:00 pm

Rabbi Shalom Hammer is a senior lecturer for the IDF and head of Makom Meshutaf

Feb
19
Wed
The Centre for Jewish Studies – 50 Jewish Objects Artist Workshop 2020
Feb 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This workshop will be of interest to people who would like to find a new and creative way to explore their family history and want to learn more about how encounters with objects can stimulate strong emotions and feelings. Artist Helena Tomlin has been working with the Centre for Jewish Studies at The University of Manchester to create a piece of work in response to two objects she has selected from the collection of object at the Johy Rylands Library.

Please book through Eventbrite – places are limited.

The Sam Herwald JNF Wednesday Club Welcomes the Jewish Theatre Group Choir
Feb 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

What a treat we have in store for us this afternoon, with an appearance by the Jewish Threatre Group Choir, who will entertain us. A must for lovers of musical theatre. There are sure to be lots of tunes and melodies to hum and sing along to.

Feb
20
Thu
Club Thursday – ‘Jews Fighting with the Partisans’
Feb 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Paul Cohen tells about this remarkable and courageous group who fought against the Nazis in World War Two.

Contact Rita: 0161 445 0152 or Len 0161 926 8220

Feb
23
Sun
Maccabi Football Quiz
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm

Tables of six

Feb
25
Tue
We Were There Too – British Jews in the First World War Exhibition
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – Feb 27 @ 5:00 pm

The millions of men and women who became part of the UK military forces in 1914-18 came from many and all backgrounds, including thousands of British Jewish participants. Join us to find out more about these different individuals, how their lives contributed to the British war effort and how families and communities were affected by conflict.

Also find out about the work of AJEX, the Jewish Military Association UK, and how they are making sure the Jewish contribution to the British forces is never forgotten.

Everyone is welcome. For information about all our events, visit www.jewsfww.uk/northwest

25-27 February, 10am – 5pm

Feb
26
Wed
The Sam Herwald JNF Wednesday Club Welcomes Danny Savage BEM
Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

To round off the first programme of 2020, the Club welcomes Danny Savage BEM, Chairman of Brookvale and President of Jacksons Row shul. With such a varied portfolio of communal responsibilities, this promises to be a very interesting presentation.

Feb
27
Thu
Club Thursday – ‘His Kind of Music’
Feb 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Freddy Naftel has generously given his time and wealth of musical knowledge in his previous talks to the Club. We look forward eagerly to his latest presentation.

Contact Rita: 0161 445 0152 or Len 0161 926 8220

Mizrachi UK Presents ‘Dreams of a Nation’ – An Unforgettable Multimedia Musical Experience
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm

Journey through time and relive the story of the Jewish nation and its connection to Israel

Starring Chazan Jonny Turgel and the highly acclaimed Asaf Flumendorf. Presented by Rabbi Andrew Shaw.

Uplifing imagery, inspiring music, powerful words.

Early bird tickets £15 (available until 1 February)
Regular tickets £20